Overseas Chinese

Feature

Friday, August 08, 2008

A generation of Chinese artists left the country in the 1980s and 90s. Some found great success in the west, but China still looms large in their minds. Lu Olkowski talks with artists about why calligraphy and ink drawing seem so 21st century.

    Music Playlist
  1. C-A-G-E III
    Artist: Tan Dun
    Album: With Six Composers
    Label: Avant Japan
    Purchase: Amazon
  2. Green Song
    Artist: Zhou Long
    Album: With Six Composers
    Label: Avant Japan
    Purchase: Amazon
  3. Terrain
    Artist: Min Xiao-Fen
    Album: With Six Composers
    Label: Avant Japan
    Purchase: Amazon
  4. The Pipa
    Artist: Hsu Po-Yun
    Album: With Six Composers
    Label: Avant Japan
    Purchase: Amazon
  5. Lake Biwa a Full Moon Pure Water Gold
    Artist: Wadada Leo Smith
    Album: With Six Composers
    Label: Avant Japan
    Purchase: Amazon

Contributors:

Lu Olkowski

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